Monday, October 1, 2018

OCTOBER IS HERE AND SO ARE THE TJ NEW RELEASES!

Happy Autumn, y'all! Welcome to another fabulous hop with the Technique Junkies Design Team! I am so excited to share some projects with you using the newly released stamps!



If you have arrived from the very talented Janelle Stollfus, then you are on the right path. If not, you may just want to start at the very BEGINNING so you don't miss any of the wonderful projects shared by the Design Team. Until October 8th, there is a special 15% discount on all the new releases. (And for everything else, see my special code at the end of this post to save 10%.)



Now, let's get on with the fun!!!



There are so many wonderful stamps in this release (See all the New Stamps Here)! And I am so happy to show you what I've created. I have five cards to share. Let' get started!

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This first one took a little planning. 



Stamps Used:
- Ho-Ho-Ho Doxie (SD898)
- Season of Joy (SDX137)

Also Used*:
- Nuvo Glitter Marker: Strawberry BonBon
Nuvo Aqua Shimmer Pen
- Nuvo Crystal Drops: Blue Lagoon
- Ranger Archival Ink: Forget-Me-Not
- Memento Ink: Lady Bug
- Wink of Stella

How I Made It:
To begin, I cut out the card base, panels and snowflakes using my Cameo and purchased svg files which I altered to suit my need. On white cardstock, I stamped the sentiment in black ink, trimmed the panel and added some faux "stitching" with the Glitter Marker. On the image panel, using red ink I stamped part of the doxie, masked and stamped a ho-ho-ho section, and repeated until the section of the panel was filled. I then masked and stamped the hind end of the doxie stamp. I added the pop-up panels, snowflakes and Crystal Drops. I also stamped snowflakes (from the set, Let It Snow) on the white panels. If you would like a more detailed post about how this card was made, leave me a comment below and I will do a dedicated post to this card style.
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Just look at the shimmer on this card! The new Janine Tinklenburg stamps are amazing!

Stamps Used:
- Christmas Cactus (JT004)

Also Used*:
- Shimmering Bliss Topper: Mixed Metal
- Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium Cardstock
- Spectrum Noir Watercolor Pencils, Water Brush
- Nuvo Crystal Drops: Rhubarb Crumble

How I Made It:
I stamped the image on a piece of SN cardstock and trimmed it down. I used watercolor pencils and a waterbrush to color the image, then sprayed the entire panel with Shimmering Bliss. I added a few Nuvo Crystal Drops and mounted the panel to the card base using foam adhesive.
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This simple card would be very easy to mass-produce. Especially if you used a Misti


Stamps Used:
- Seasons Greetings, Set of 6 (SS097)

Also Used*:
- Shimmering Bliss: Iridescent
- Nuvo Crystal Drops: Morning Dew

How I Made It:
Using two of the branch stamps, I stamped the corners with Versamark and heat embossed with white EP. I stamped the sentiment with Versamark and heat embossed that with burgundy EP. I trimmed the panel down and sprayed it with Shimmering Bliss. I then adhered the panel to the card base with foam adhesive and added some random Crystal Drops across the panel.
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This background was so much fun to color! And I just love this snowman!

Stamps Used:
- Christmas Whimsy (S814)
- Snowman Whimsy (SD880)

Also Used*:
- Memento Ink: Summer Sky
- Spectrum Noir Colored Pencils
- Wink of Stella (Silver)
- Ribbon

How I Made It:
I started out by stamping the Christmas Whimsy (in blue) and Snowman Whimsy (in black) onto white CS.I colored in the images and added a silver highlight to the snowman. I trimmed the pieces down then added panels of blue and red to mat. I added a strip of coordinating ribbon and adhered the background layer to the card base. I added some foam tape to the back of the snowman panel and attached that to the card.  
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My final card is probably my most favorite of the bunch! I am in love with the new Janine Tinklenburg line!

Stamps Used:
- Wreath Sled (JT008)

Also Used*:
- Nuvo Crystal Drops: Ruby Slippers
- Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium Cardstock
- Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers

How I Made It:
The image was stamped onto the SN cardstock and colored with SN markers. I added crystal drops to the red areas of the wreath, trimmed the panel down, added a red panel, and attached it to the card base. I added some sequins and pearls for a little extra pizzazz. I love how this card turned out!!!

* Projects may include common supplies, such as: Gina K Designs Amalgam Ink, Versamark Ink, Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive, Glue Tape, Foam Adhesive, Masking Paper or Post-It Notes, Cardstock, Misti, Paper Cutter, Silhouette Cameo, SVG Files, Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Glass Mat, Sequins, and Other Embellishments.
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Phew! Now that you made it all the way through my post, your next stop along the way is the very fun and creative Judy Jackson. And don't forget about the great discounts! Here are the details:


Also, for those of you coveting the entire set of Technique Junkies Shimmering Bliss Sprays, You can purchase the Get-It-All Bundle at significant savings! And be sure to check out the other Spray and Stamp Bundles available!

Your next step along the way will be the fabulous Judy Jackson. She has some great cards to share with you!

Happy hopping!

Til next time,
Keepin' it inky!










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